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exemplar of it, he dashes off a sentence that sums up much of the best in
Meredith: 'To me_ Aesethings are the good ; beauty, touchedjvith/ sex
andjaughjer ; beajJty with God's earth for the background.' I In fact, the scene in
which the statue ...
It is so_frQnT_jhe thoroughness of Meredith's examination and dissection of him.
Here he was certainly helped by tlie simplicity, symmetry, and tautness of the
novel's design, which brought all his powers into the sharpest focus. So intensely,
Passages comparable may be found in Meredith's other novels, in Beauchamp's
Career especially. Unless we may call them poetry we have no word adequately
to describe them. The passage is complex, but the complexity is that of poetry.
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review
The Eighteenth Century
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